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Export Files from a Collection

How can I export files from a Collection?

Open a Collection

To open a recently accessed Collection, click File → Open Collection, or Browse... to a Collection that is being newly accessed.

Duplicate One or More Files

Select one or more files to export, then click Duplicate / Move → Duplicate in New Window. Alternatively, to duplicate a single file in a new window, double-click on the file name.

Save a Duplicated File

Each duplicated file will appear in its own window, outside of the Collection. To save a duplicated file, click File → Save As... .

Specify the file name, location, and format, then click Save.

To quickly export a file, simply drag it from the Collection window to a location on your computer.

Alternatively, a subset of the files in a Collection can be exported without first being duplicated in new windows.

Export Files from a Collection

Ensure you set Collection to the "DNA Files" area.

Select a subset of files from the Collection, then click the Import/Export menu button.

Choose Export Selected File/s... from the Import/Export menu.

Choose to export as individual files in the format of your choice, then click Export.

Choose to export in a multi-sequence format (fasta, GenBank or EMBL), then click Export.

Save the Exported File/s

Choose a location to save the exported file/s. In this example, a New Folder is created to store the exported files on the Desktop.